***Translation: June - 2019***

 

~~ Original by Violette Graphic ~~

Thank you Violette for your permission to translate your tutorials.

Translated by Chris (acbdesigns)

Tested by Celine

 

 

Materials:  

Disclaimer: Each Graphic is the property of the original artist to whom the copyright belongs and may not be placed in a collection or offered for sale on-line or otherwise.

This translation is written with PSP 2019 Ultimate, if you work with older versions some things might be different but the result will be the same.

 

Acknowledgements:

Masks by Narah  

      Tube by Maryse          

 Plugins:

<I.C.NET Software> - Filters Unlimited

Toadies - Ommadawn ***

Mehdi - Wavy Lab 1.1 and Sorting Tiles

MuRa's Meister - Perspective Tiling

dsb Flux - Linear Transmission

Graphics Plus - Cross Shadow

Alien Skin - Eye Candy 5 - Impact

*** Import into Filters Unlimited

 

Preparations:

Double click on the Alien Skin Preset to install it

Open all other files in PSP and minimise to tray

 

 

Colors:

Note: When working with your own colors, play with the Blend Mode and/or Opacity at your own discretion

    Set your Foregroundcolor to  #ebcde9

    Set your Backgroundcolor to #c05ece 

  NOTE: If you are using different colors you might need to colorize

 

The tutorial:

01

Open "Vyp_Alpha_Rosy"  from tray (This image contains Alpha Selections)

Window - Duplicate (Shift+D)

Close the original and continue with the copy

 

02

Effects - Plugins - Mehdi - Wavy Lab 1.1

 

03

Effects - Plugins - Mehdi - Sorting Tiles

 

04

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

 

05

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - Toadies - Ommadawn

 

06

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Meister - Perspective Tiling

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

Vertical: 0   Horizontal: 0   Opacity: 40   Blur: 30   Color: #000000

 

07

Activate the Bottom Layer (Raster1)

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Alpha Channel - "Selection#1"

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None

 

08

Layers - Arrange - Move Up

Effects - Plugins - dsb Flux - Linear Transmission

 

09

Effects - Texture Effects - Weave

Change the Blend Mode to Overlay and lower the Opacity to 95

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

Vertical: 0   Horizontal: 0   Opacity: 60   Blur: 30   Color: #000000

Result:

 

10

Activate the Bottom Layer (Raster1)

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Alpha Channel - "Selection#2"

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Layers - Arrange - Bring to Top

Selections - Select None

11

Effects - Plugins - dsb Flux - Linear Transmission - Same settings

 

12

Effects - Texture Effects - Weave - Same settings

Change the Blend Mode to Overlay

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

Vertical: 0   Horizontal: 0   Opacity: 60   Blur: 30   Color: #000000

 

13

Activate the second Layer (Promoted Selection)

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Geometric Effects - Skew

 

14

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

Lower the Opacity of this Layer to 58

Result:

 

15

Change the Background Color to #ffffff

Activate the Top Layer

 

16

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Background Color

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "Red Poppy maszk 1"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Effects - Texture Effects - Blinds

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen More

 

17

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Alpha Channel - "Selection#3"

Fill the Selections with the Background Color

 

18

Effects - Texture Effects - Blinds

Effects - Texture Effects - Blinds

 

19

Selections - Modify - Contract - 15px

Press the Delete key on your keyboard

Activate the Bottom Layer (Raster1)

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Layers - Arrange - Bring to Top

Keep Selected

 

20

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Glass - Preset "Vyp_Rosy_Glass.f1s"

Note: Itf the Preset isn't working for you, use these settings in the Basic Tab:

Selections - Select None

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

Vertical: 0   Horizontal: 0   Opacity: 60   Blur: 30   Color: #000000

Your work should look like this now:

(Blinds effect looks different due to resizing screenshot)

 

21

Activate the Top Layer

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Background Color

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "maskFPN_1_mj"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Layers - Arrange - Move Down

Lower the Opacity to 59

 

22

Activate the Top Layer

Open "MR_Malina"  from tray

Erase the watermark

Edit - Copy

On your work image: Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Image - Resize - 80% - Resize All Layers - Not checked

Image - Resize - 78% - Resize All Layers - Not checked

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

Pick Tool (K)

Enter these parameters for the X: and Y: positions on the Toolbar

X: 280.00   Y: 2.00

Press any key to close the Pick Tool

 

23

Layers - Duplicate

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 5

Change the Blend Mode to Multiply

Layers - Arrange - Move Down

 

24

Open "Vyp_Rosy_Deco01"  from tray

Edit - Copy the Middle Layer

On your work image:  Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer

Layers - Arrange - Move Down

Pick Tool (K)

Enter these parameters for the X: and Y: positions on the Toolbar

X: 0.00   Y: 0.00

Press any key to close the Pick Tool

 

25

Open "Vyp_Rosy_Text" from tray

Edit - Copy the Middle Layer

On your work image:  Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer

Pick Tool (K)

Enter these parameters for the X: and Y: positions on the Toolbar

X: 218.00   Y: 94.00

Press any key to close the Pick Tool

Layers - Merge - Merge All Flatten

 

26

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #c05ece

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 3px - #ffffff   

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #c05ece

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #ffffff     

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #c05ece

 

27

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 20px - #ffffff   

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 10px - #c05ece

Select the Border with the Magic Wand

Effects - Plugins - Graphics Plus - Cross Shadow - Default settings

 

28

Selections - Select All

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 45px - #ffffff   

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

Vertical: 0   Horizontal: 0   Opacity: 60   Blur: 30   Color: #000000

Selections - Select None

 

29

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #c05ece

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 3px - #ffffff   

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #c05ece

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #ffffff     

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #c05ece

 

30

Open "Vyp_Rosy_Deco02"  from tray

Edit - Copy the Middle Layer

On your work image:  Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer

No need to move

Layers - Merge - Merge All Flatten

 

31

Optional: Image - Resize - Width 900 Pixels - Resize all Layers checked

Add your name or watermark, save as JPG file and you're done!

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Extra Examples by Chris and Celine:

Celine: